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Punjab sees higher CPI inflation in rural areas than overall higher urban inflation in country

February 03, 2020 11:43 am

In Punjab, rural inflation was indeed higher than urban inflation in April-December 2019.

Slowdown cyclical, key to revival of growth is higher spending: Economic Survey

February 01, 2020 6:46 am

Ahead of Budget today, Subramanian recommends rationalisation of subsidies to create fiscal headroom

Economic Survey disconnected from ground reality: Congress

February 01, 2020 3:32 am

The Survey has no prescription to revive demand, boost investment and create jobs. It also paid no attention to bridge the inequality in distribution of wealth or spelt out measures to boost consumption, Congress spokesperson Rajiv Gowda said.

Economic Survey seems to be short on suggesting immediate ways out of the economic mess

February 01, 2020 9:46 am

One reason why infrastructure investment in India ran into problems was the anaemic growth in sectors that would have been the main source of demand for infrastructure.

Economic Survey: ‘Make in India’ the China way–Assemble for world

February 01, 2020 2:11 am

The call to focus more on becoming a global assembling hub comes even as the government has, over the past five years, laid repeated emphasis on the ‘Make in India’ manufacturing thrust.

Economic Survey 2019-20: Push for privatising education, alarm raised over high fees

February 01, 2020 2:06 am

The Survey proposes privatisation of education “at all levels” as a policy initiative to “fast-track entrepreneurship” and consequently wealth creation.

Economic Survey sources data from Wikipedia, other private entities

January 31, 2020 9:44 pm

The Survey is also marked by quotes from Shrimad Bhagavad Gita, Rig Veda, Adam Smith's 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations', Kautilya's Arthashastra, and Tamil saint and philosopher Thiruvalluvar's treatise The Thirukural.

Explained: Why government has cut India's GDP growth rate to 6.1% for 2018-19

February 01, 2020 8:30 am

Downward revision of GDP rate by almost a percentage point further underscores that the government has been underestimating the intensity of economic slowdown

Evening news briefing: Dec 16 gangrape convicts won’t be hanged tomorrow, Economic Survey 2020; and more

January 31, 2020 6:14 pm

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Explained: What is Economic Survey's strategy for boosting wealth creation?

January 31, 2020 7:37 pm

Economic Survey reiterates PM Narendra Modi's call for increasing “wealth creators” in the economy.


Copies of Economic Survey brought to Parliament

February 26, 2016 7:56 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Copies of the Economic Survey, to be tabled on Friday, have been brought to the Parliament. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday will present the Economic Survey for 2016-2017 in the Parliament. The Economic Survey is the Finance Ministry's view on the annual economic development of the country that gives a broad idea on the macro-economic data, which will impact the budget decisions.